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2010 Press Releases


Mohamed El-Dah and Emily Phelan named...
Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Halifax, NS – Mohamed El-Dah from Halifax has earned the title of Cleve’s Source for Sports / New Balance Male Athlete of the Month for November for setting four new club records for the Dartmouth Crusaders Swim Club at the Canada Cup held in Toronto, Ontario late last month.

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Adrienne Power and Sean Berrigan named...
Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Halifax, NS - Adrienne Power, Athletics and Sean Berrigan, Swimming are the Cleve's Source for Sports / New Balance Athletes of the Month for October.

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Whitney Lohnes and Paul Tingley Honoured
Friday, October 15, 2010

Halifax, NS - Whitney Lohnes, Judo and Paul Tingley, Sailing are September's Cleve’s Source for Sports / New Balance Athletes of the Month.

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Op Ed: More Places to Play
Friday, October 01, 2010

It was interesting to read the latest round of media coverage regarding children playing sports on the street.  At Sport Nova Scotia, we believe this specific incident is just another symptom of a much larger concern: it's important that all children have safe and accessible places to take part in sport, whether the activity is organized or unorganized. 

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Nova Scotia’s Paul Tingley adds “World Champion” to his growing list of medals
Thursday, September 30, 2010

Halifax, NS - Paul Tingley returned home to Nova Scotia this week bearing a new world title. On Sunday he was crowned the 2.4mR Open World Champion for 2010 after beating out eighty-five of the world’s best sailors from over 15 countries.

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Volleyball Nova Scotia Beefs Up, Hires New Technical Director/Provincial Coach
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Halifax, NS - Former elite athlete Brock Pehar will play a lead role in the provincial elite program and offer player and coach clinics around the province in his new role as Technical Director/Provincial Coach with Volleyball Nova Scotia. He will also assist schools, clubs, athletes and coaches with their technical development.

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Orenda Racing Canoe Club Juvenile Men’s C15 Team Wins National Gold
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Halifax, NS - The Orenda Racing Canoe Club Juvenile Men’s C15 team and snowboarder Jeremy Page are honoured in August's Cleve’s Source for Sports / New Balance Athletes of the Month.

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Swimmer makes waves at Nationals
Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Halifax, NS - A swimmer winning at Nationals and a sailor competing in International competition are this month's Cleve's Source for Sports / New Balance Athletes of the Month.

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Sport Nova Scotia Launches Pilot Program in Annapolis Valley Region
Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Kentville, NS - Identifying and strengthening sustainable sport opportunities in the Annapolis Valley region is the mission of a pilot program launched last week by Sport Nova Scotia in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Health Protection and Promotion.

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J24 Canadian Sailing Championship Regatta kicks off in Halifax
Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Halifax, NS - Sailboats from across the country and Northeastern USA are descending today on the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron, set to host to the Propeller Brewing Company J24 Canadian Nationals August 18-20. 

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Nova Scotian Heptathlete set to compete in World Juniors
Thursday, July 22, 2010

Halifax, NS - Nineteen-year-old heptathlete Rachael McIntosh was named Cleve’s Source for Sports / New Balance Female Individual Athlete of the Month for her first place finish at the Canadian Junior Combined Events Championships.

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Nova Scotia Gymnasts Soar to the Top
Friday, June 25, 2010

Halifax, NS - A pair of gymnasts are spotlighted in this month's Cleve's Source for Sports / New Balance Athletes of the Month.

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And the winners are . . .
Sunday, June 06, 2010

Halifax, NS - The winners of the RICOH Sport Awards were unveiled by Sport Nova Scotia tonight. Among them is the 19-year-old from Bridgewater who is the top junior steeplechase runner in the country, the Halifax coach who took Nova Scotia to a first-ever sailing title, and the Cape Bretoner who scored the winning goal for Canada to take gold in world championship hockey.

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And the finalists are . . .
Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Halifax, NS - National greats, provincial record-smashers and homegrown international champions were highlighted today, as Sport Nova Scotia announced the names of the finalists for the 14th annual RICOH Sport Awards.

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Curling Team Wins Senior World Gold
Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Halifax, NS - Team Pinkney, Judoka Whitney Lohnes and Snowboarder Zach Francis were all honoured this month.

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Milk Sport Fair seeks to increase Physical Activity among Youth
Monday, May 03, 2010

Amherst, NS - Over 3,100 elementary and junior high school students are set to participate in Milk Sport Fair, an event expo aimed to improve sport participation and reduce physical inactivity among youth.

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Canadian silver medalist named female athlete of the month
Friday, April 16, 2010

Halifax, NS - Karateka Ashley McIntyre, Cross country runner Mattias Wolter and the figure skating team InNOVAtion were all honoured this month.

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Fewer Children Denied, Thanks to Significant Pledge from Soccer Nova Scotia
Thursday, April 01, 2010

Halifax, NS - Soccer Nova Scotia announced today they are pledging 50 cents per player, to a maximum of $15,000 annually, to the KidSport™ program. KidSport™ helps children overcome the financial barriers limiting (or preventing) their participation in organized sport.

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Nova Scotian athletes represent at the Olympics
Monday, March 15, 2010

Halifax, NS - Nova Scotian athletes represent Canada at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver during the month of February.

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Nova Scotian athletes raise the bar for 2010
Monday, February 22, 2010

Halifax, NS - Nova Scotian athletes start the New Year off with a bang.

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Nova Scotian athletes set records and personal bests
Monday, January 18, 2010

Halifax, NS - Nova Scotian athletes gave it their all to set new national records and personal bests during competitions in December.

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Team Nova Scotia’s Chef de Mission appointed for 2011 Canada Games
Monday, January 18, 2010

Halifax, NS - Sport Nova Scotia’s Canada Games Management Committee announces today the appointment of Frank Garner as the chef de mission for the 2011 Canada Games.  The Games will be held in Halifax from February 11 to 27, 2011.

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